FantasySP / MLB / Eric Hosmer FantasySP / MLB / Eric Hosmer Copyright 2018 5360345 <![CDATA[The Royals may have a star in Adalberto Mondesi]]>
For baseball fans in Kansas City, there wasn’t a whole lot to cheer about during the 2018 season. A couple years removed from a campaign that ended in a championship, they had become a team with the second most losses in all of baseball. Their former core of Eric Hosmer, Lorenzo Cain, Mike Moustakas, and Wade Davis had all left via free agency or trade, so for much of the season, there was little single player performances to cheer for, at least compared to their back-to-back American League pennant clubs]]> 5360345 Wed, 14 Nov 2018 16:00:02 EDT Beyond the Boxscore
<![CDATA[What we learned from last year’s free agency]]>
Last winter was darker and colder than ever in the baseball universe. Free agent signings were rare and mostly underwhelming. Fans and players alike emerged in the spring a little more bitter and calloused. Having no baseball for five months is hard enough, but when there’s so little news of interest it just seems to go that much slower.

We arrive at the precipice of another five month tunnel, but this one is supposed to be more well lit.

Last year’s biggest contracts went to Eric Hosmer and Yu Darvish, who were not major contributors to their teams. This year, we’ve got Manny Machado and Bryce Harper to follow. The Yankees and Dodgers each accomplished their goal of resetting the luxury tax, and should be willing to spend at the normal Yankee/Dodger levels. A few other emerging contenders, like the Phillies, ought to open their wallets as well]]> 5352438 Mon, 05 Nov 2018 19:21:02 EDT Beyond the Boxscore
<![CDATA[All eyes are on the Cubs and their money as the general manager meetings begin Monday]]> A free-agent freeze dominated the baseball landscape until weeks before the start of the 2018 season, causing many to wonder whether the smell of collusion was in the air.

And with the likes of Yu Darvish, Jake Arrieta, J.D. Martinez, Eric Hosmer and Mike Moustakas among the ranks of unsigned free...

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